Hyunju Kim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Director of Pre-engineering Program
Location: Tigerville, SC
“God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world.”
Teaching & Education
You will learn with me when taking courses in Mathematics including:
1. Upper Level Mathematics Courses
Calculus I, II, III
Programming and Problem Solving in Engineering using MATLAB
Special Topics – Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics
Foundations of Geometry
2. Upper Level Statistics Courses
Statistical Computing for Data Analysis
Probability and Statistics for Science and Engineering
3. Lower Level Mathematics Courses
Calculus for Business and Life Science, College Algebra
4. Lower Level Statistics Courses
Probability and Statistics with TI-83/84
B.S. Mathematics, Kyungpook National University, South Korea
M.S. Applied Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
My experience includes the following:
Aug. 2013 ~ Jul. 2020 Assistant Professor & Director of Pre-engineering Program at NGU
May 2017 ~ Jun. 2017 Visiting Professor at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea
Jun. 2015 ~ Aug. 2015 Postdoctoral Researcher at UNIST
May 2010 ~ Aug. 2010 Research Assistant at UNIST
“Fast high-order numerical method for solving nonlinear fractional differential equations with non-singular kernel”, (submitted into a peer-review journal and under review,
(Corresponding Author) “An Efficient Numerical Approach for Solving Nonlinear Two-Point Boundary Value Problems with Multi-term Fractional Orders”, (submitted into a peer review journal and under review, arXiv:2010.02040, 2020).
(First Author) “Shifted Jacobi spectral-Galerkin method for fractional order initial value problems”, J. of Computational and Applied Mathematics 380 (15), 112988, 2020.
(First Author) “New explicit and accelerated techniques for solving fractional order differential equations”, Applied Mathematics and Computation 379 (15), 125228, 2020.
(Corresponding Author) “Enhanced semi-analytic method for solving nonlinear differential
equations of fractional order”, J. KSIAM, 23 (4), 283–300, 2019.
(First and Corresponding Author) “Patchwise mapping method for solving elliptic boundary value problems containing multiple singularities”, Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics 7 (7), 2019
“Implicitly enriched Galerkin methods for numerical solutions of fourth order partial differential equations containing singularities”, Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations 34 (6), 2079-2112, 2018
“Partition of unity isogeometric analysis of two dimensional elliptic singular perturbation problems”, J. Comput. Mech., 58(6), 1019-1038, 2016
“Enriched isogeometric analysis of elliptic boundary value problems in domains with cracks and/or corners”, Int. J. Numer. Meth. Engng. 97 (3), 149-180, 2014
“Mapping Techniques for Isogeometric Analysis of Elliptic Boundary Value Problems Containing Singularities”, Comput. Methods. Appl. Mech. Engrg., 254, 334-352, 2013
(First and Corresponding Author) “Patchwise Reproducing Polynomial Particle Method for Thick Plates: bending, free vibration, and buckling”, J. KSIAM, 17 (2), 901-919, 2013
2016~2020 – Certificate of Recognition – Professional Achievement in Scholarly Publication and Academic Presentation
2013 – KUSCO-KSEA Scholarship for outstanding graduate students, Korea-US Science Cooperation Center (KUSCO) & Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA)
2013 – SIAM Student Travel Award, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE)
I will gladly involve you in my circle that includes my LinkedIn.
Favorite Course to Teach:
1. Numerical Analysis: The course bridges computer science and advanced mathematical
concepts. This gives an insight how to handle real world problems effectively based on
2. Differential Equations: Many phenomena arising in nature are described by differential
equations. Through this course, students would be motivated.
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